Environment

Nature Vs Nurture – A Sociological Approach to Feral, Isolated, and Institutionalized Children

A common question related to sociology deals with the nature of the human being versus the way it is raised. Does one know if he is a boy or a girl upon birth, or does he make this distinction based on the actions and words of those around him? How does prison affect the functionality …

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Current Environmental Issues

Environmental issues are harmful or bad effects of human activity on biophysical environment. Environmental issues arise mainly through voluntary actions of humans. We are going to discuss some of the human actions which are causing issues to the environment. These include: Industrialization, Hydrology, Nutrient Pollution, Overgrazing, and Overpopulation. Industrialization The Industrial revolution begun in Britain …

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Interconnected Environmental Problems

A number of environmental problems are continuing as a major part of our concern. Habitat destruction and fragmentation, biodiversity loss, stratospheric ozone depletion, global climate change, herbicides, pesticides, pollution of surface- and ground-water, acid deposition, oil spills, and thermal pollution are direct environmental problems. Human population growth, unsustainable consumerism, urbanization, international conflicts, and inequities in …

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